Talk to Me: Standing Out at Work

Q: I recently started my first big girl job. I want to make a really strong impression on my new boss and co-workers but I’m shy and quiet. How can I show them I’m a good addition to their team? A: Great question, dear reader. I think this is something that a lot of people…

Advice for My Present Self

Since it’s Tuesday and also my birthday, I was going to give advice to my past self. However, the more that I thought about it the more that I realized that is an annoyingly overdone idea and also there is nothing I can do about what’s happened in the past. Who am I to say…

Talk to Me Tuesday: Long Distance Love

Q: My honey and I are doing long distance for the next couple of months. We have a rock solid relationship, but that doesn’t make the distance suck less. Any suggestions? A: Oh, dear reader, I know the distance won’t be easy, but I think the only way to survive a stint apart is to focus…

Talk to Me Tuesday: Losing a Friend

Q: I had a really good friend who I was super close with. I told him things I’ve never told anyone. He moved away and kept in touch for a while but now he hasn’t answered my text in months. I thought we were so close and I miss him. Should I point it out…

Talk to Me: Writer’s Block

Q: How do you get over writer’s block? A: Now here is one I can relate to. I’m supposed to post five blogs a week, but that happens about 1/3 of the time. So, I definitely understand the struggle, dear reader. There is no feeling more frustrating than staring at a blank word document for…

Talk to Me: How to Ask Out a Coworker

  Q: How do I ask out a girl that I work with? Is it a good idea? A: Ah, yes, dear reader. Coworkers are a tricky territory. You spend so much time with them that it’s almost impossible not to feel a connection to them, but you also run the risk of some very…

Talk to Me: Feeling Insecure in a Relationship

Q: What advice would you give to someone who had a hard time with insecurity in a relationship? What advice would you give their partner? A: I’m not sure if you’re the one with these feelings, but I’m going to write it to you, dear reader. There are two ways to answer this and they…